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Public Advisory – Planned Water Disruption Notice

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) would like to advise our Lautoka customers that we will be carrying out planned works on Tuesday, 26 April from 11pm until further notice, which will result in a temporary disruption.
Customers are requested to prepare accordingly and store enough water for use during this time.
Affected Areas:
📍Ajodya Prasad Street
📍Shiu Raj Street
📍Natokowaqa Street
📍Muniappa Naicker Street
📍Mangru Street
📍MN Naidu Street
📍Potts Streets
📍Mutlah Street
📍Berar Street
📍 Part of Tawatawa Road
📍All of Wairabetia
📍Part of Queens highway (from Wairabetia Road junction to Lauwaki feeder Road junction)
📍Part of Viseisei back Road
📍All of Balawa
📍All of F40 New Subdivision
📍Natokowaqa PRB
📍Natabua FNU & Natabua Primary school
📍F40 Tramline
📍All of Navula (from Saru MGM Road to Vuda back Road junction)
📍All of F40
📍Part of Saru Back Road to Ba Provincial School
📍All of Natabua
Water carting trucks are on standby and can be requested in case of an emergency by calling 5777.
For further enquiries, customers can call 3346777 and 5777 (all mobile networks) or email


What is the process and fee for a new water connection?

How much is the Lodgment fee?

  • House under construction / Vacant land / Commercial or Industrial
    • $101.00.
  • Completely built house. – [Please provide a letter from the lands department and/ or completion certificate ]
    • $21.95. [Please provide a letter from the lands department. completion certificate or Stamped Statutory declaration on the completion of the house]

Processing Time

  • Inspection to Approval – 15 Working days from the inspection date.
  • Installation – 30 Working days from payment of New Connection cost, on a first-come, first-serve basis. [Stakeholder processing may cause delays]. *Note: Approval of installation is valid for 3 months from the date of issue.

How much does the new connection cost?

  • Type A – $285 [“T” from existing connection] Type B $345 [direct connection from WAF main line]
  • New connection costs for Commercial and Industrial customers will be estimated according to requirements and a cost will be provided.
  • Road Crossing/ Service Enlargement is payable if required for additional meters requested. This will be communicated when the approval of internal and external stakeholders are obtained. WAF on behalf of FRA will refund any unused monies to the customer where applicable.